If you watch the Athletics, you may have noticed something about their pitching staffs over the last few years. They’re… shorter than average. Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir, and Jarrod Parker are all six foot one or shorter, and none of the A’s pitchers are taller than six foot six. Look across the country at the […]
MESA, Ariz. (AP) Two of the pitchers at spring training with the Oakland Athletics are getting ready for June, not April.
Right-handers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin are both coming off Tommy John surgery, Parker for the second time.
Parker had elbow ligament-replacement surgery for the second time on March 24, following an initial operation in October 2009, when he was with Arizona...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker has lost his salary arbitration case after missing the entire 2014 season.
Parker was given an $850,000 salary on Saturday by Elizabeth Neumeier, Robert Herzog and Mark Irvings instead of the team's offer of $1.7 million. The sides argued their positions a day earlier.
A 26-year-old right-hander, Parker was sidelined...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Pittsburgh second baseman Neil Walker and Oakland pitcher Jarrod Parker took their salary cases to arbitration in what could develop into a winter with the most hearings since 2001.
A day after the Miami Marlins beat pitcher Mat Latos in the first decision of the year, infielder Danny Valencia defeated Toronto on Friday and will be paid $1,675,000 rather...
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Last season, Oakland A’s pitcher Jarrod Parker was suppose to be the Opening Day starter for the Athletics in 2014. However, before he could make his first start, Parker received the unfortunate news that he would have to undergo his second Tommy John’s surgery. This 26-year-old’s has now undergone two Tommy John’s surgeries in the span of five years. Parker’s...
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker needs to have Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar-collateral ligament in his right (pitching) elbow confirmed Susan Slusser.
Jarrod Parker needs Tommy John surgery again.
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 17, 2014
As is the standard case with this procedure, Parker will be out for this entire 2014 season.
Baseball continues to lose young talented pitchers to Tommy John surgery at an alarming rate. The Atlanta Braves will be without Kris Medlen this season and the Oakland Athletics have lost Jarrod Parker as well. Last season the New York Mets sent Matt Harvey under the knife and he will miss most, if not all of this season.Kris Medlen completed his first full season as...
Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker will undergo his second Tommy John surgery on March 25.
The Athletics pitcher will miss the entire 2014 season but should be ready in time for the 2015 season.
Jarrod Parker will undergo Tommy John surgery next Tuesday, A's announce.
— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) March 17, 2014
A.J. Griffin (elbow) is also on the shelf meaning that Jesse Chavez...
PHOENIX — Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season.
Parker was examined Monday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who repaired his elbow on Oct. 28, 2009, when Parker was with Arizona. Parker is to have surgery again on March 25.
Parker had a 10.61 ERA in three spring training starts.
He becomes the...
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The Oakland Athletics had a curveball thrown into their plans (pardon the pun) of three-peating as AL West Division Champs Monday morning when it was announced that planned opening day starter Jarrod Parker would undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2014 season.
Parker had recently been shut down following the revelation that he was experiencing forearm tightness in his...